We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a
Multi Mission Dissemination Service Upgrade Engineer
You will be based initially for 2 years at our client’s headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. Extension of a further 2 years may be possible. In this large European Agency you will find an excellent and modern working environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities.
The key person shall work on the ground segment requirements analysis, services definitions, architectural design, requirements implementation, verification and validation of the MME parts of future Ground Segments. The duties range from analysis and design to testing of the MME Dissemination services.
The tasks of the Contractor will include:
Requirements analysis of programme requirements (not related to the Ground Segments ITT requirements) against the MMEs;
Generation of services definitions, compliance matrices, design justification, verification plans/test cases and procedures and verification control documents;
Support to Analysis and evolution of current System Design to enhance the Dissemination Services so as to meet programmes requirements;
Definition and maintenance of MME Dissemination Services related Interface Control Documents (ICDs);
Preparation of test specifications for Verifying MME Dissemination services;
Support to Ground Segment reviews (excluding access to financial data and schedule margins);
Support to Ground Segment Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) tests for the MME Dissemination services.
Participation in any necessary meetings and reviews;
Support to Projects with the need of dissemination expertise;
Coordination of Dissemination activities and reporting of status and actions.
In the performance of these tasks, the key person shall apply the Client’s configuration and change control procedures as well as the relevant system engineering standards, quality management procedures and maintenance procedures.
The key person shall have the following experience and background:
University degree (or equivalent) in the domain of engineering or computer sciences;
At least 5 years experience of data dissemination systems development/upgrades, from the definition of requirements to design, development, integration to verification and validation testing;
System Engineering / AIT experience for the development of major upgrades / new ground segments for dissemination systems in a 24/7 operational environment;
At least 5 years working experience in the field of data dissemination systems;
Definition and formalization of interfaces between complex systems;
Standard Communication protocols, data exchange protocols, data compression schemes.
DESIRABLE (BUT NOT MANDATORY) ADDITIONAL SKILLS:
Definition, management and traceability of requirements structure with the support of dedicated tools (e.g. DOORS);
Service based approach for defining system specifications;
Configuration Control processes and tools;
Background in hardware and software aspects of computer systems;
Experience with satellite data transport standards (e.g. DVB, CCSDS).
The Key person shall be able to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner, shall be able to work calmly and correctly under stress and must be able to work without supervision.
Due to the nature of the position, the key person shall have good interpersonal skills and proactive attitude with strong ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment.
The official languages are English and French. The working language for the position is English and therefore the consultant must be able to work effectively in this language and have knowledge of the other.
LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany
CLOSING DATE: 21st March 2017
MOLTEK has been serving the space and aerospace industries since 1995, providing international consultancy services for a wide variety of clients from private and public corporations to national and international authorities and agencies.